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Academic Affairs Division Profile

The Academic Affairs Division of the Chancellor's Office is responsible for providing state-level design and review of community college curriculum and instructional support activities.  Additionally, responsible for providing policy recommendations to the Board of Governors (BOG) and Consultation.

The division is committed to providing leadership, oversight and technical assistance to enhance the capacity of the community colleges in the areas of:   


Jackie Escajeda, Interim Dean of Curriculum and Instruction 916.327.2066

Responsible for management, policy development and implementation in the areas of instructional resources and academic standards.  Programs include:


LeBaron Woodyard, Dean of Instructional Services and Special Programs 916.445.1780

Responsible for administration of special project funding. Programs Include:


Annual Reporting

Due Dates for Annual Reporting [pdf] ~ updated May 20, 2015

 Update your
Chief Instructional Officer's
Contact Information

Please email us the name, title, 
email address and phone number
of your new CIO at:

A link to the CIO Manual has been provided below:

CIO Manual



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